Dr. Katherine Tsiang: Digital Imaging Projects at the University of Chicago: Methodologies and Perspectives for Recording, Curating, and Display

Date: 21 January 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower

Digital technology has made possible major innovations in the use of digital images for teaching and research. The talk introduces the imaging technologies that the CAEA at the UChicago has used and invented for interactive viewing of paintings and sculptures from Chinese Buddhist cave sites that make them more fully and widely accessible than in the past. Join us at the coming public lecture by Professor Katherine Tsiang, Associate Director of Center for the Art of East Asia of UChicago, to learn more about these. (Please click on the image for more information)

Dr. Monica Lee Steinberg: The Legal Medium: An Aesthetics of Uncivil Obedience

Date: 24 January 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Venue:  Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower

Language: English

This talk examines the intersection of art and law (boardly conceived). Scholars and artists have long been interested in socially engaged artworks, and particularly attentive to those projects involving a violation of rules to motivate reform (civil disobedience); but, what of the opposite approach? What of radical adherence? Here, Dr Steinberg considers an aesthetics of uncivil obedience–a looking-glass version of civil disobedience……(please click on the image to read more)